National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Comic book nation : the transformation of youth culture in America / Bradford W. Wright
Bib ID 764711
Format BookBook
Author
Wright, Bradford W., 1968-
 
Related Online
Resources
Description Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2001 
xix, 336 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 080186514X (alkaline paper)
Full contents
  • 1. Superheroes for the Common Man: The Birth of the Comic Book Industry, 1933-1941
  • 2. Race, Politics, and Propaganda: Comic Books Go to War, 1939-1945
  • 3. Confronting Success: Comic Books and Postwar America, 1945-1950
  • 4. Youth Crisis: Comic Books and Controversy, 1947-1950
  • 5. Reds, Romance, and Renegades: Comic Books and the Culture of the Cold War, 1947-1954
  • 6. Turning Point: Comic Books in Crisis, 1954-1955
  • 7. Great Power and Great Responsibility: Superheroes in a Superpower, 1956-1967
  • 8. Questioning Authority: Comic Books and Cultural Change, 1968-1979
  • 9. Direct to the Fans: The Comic Book Industry since 1980
  • Epilogue: The Death of Superman, or, Must There Be a Comic Book Industry?
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

English.

Subjects Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century.  |  Comic books and children -- United States.

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    YY 741.50973 W947 Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.